As the trial approached for Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis, the pathologist Dr. Emily Duncanson wondered who would testify in defense of the ex-cop. The world had watched cellphone video of Chauvin kneeling on George Floyd’s neck. What doctor wouldn’t call that homicide?
Maryland’s longtime medical examiner wouldn’t call George Floyd’s death a homicide. It has triggered a reckoning.
May 20, 2021